UEFA, European football's governing body, has decided to allow Polish referee Szymon Marciniak to officiate at the Champions League final on June 10, the organisation announced on Friday.
All political forces in Poland are standing behind referee Szymon Marciniak, Mateusz Morawiecki, Poland's prime minister, said on Friday, commenting on charges of ultra-right ties against a top Polish soccer referee.
Charges of ties to ultra-right circles against Polish international football referee Szymon Marciniak are "untruthful and scandalous," a Polish government official said on Friday.
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Poland's prime minister said on Friday that he hoped the forthcoming World Cup soccer tournament in Qatar passes in a peaceful atmosphere.
Polish football star Robert Lewandowski has decided to leave Bayern Munich, after eight years at the German club.
Scheduled to take place this evening, the match will be contested by Poland and Ukraine’s most successful sides – however, the game is not without controversy with one fan group accusing Dynamo Kyiv’s owners of pro-Russian sentiment.
German football club Bayern Munich became the winners of this season's UEFA Champions League in a final on Sunday against Paris Saint-Germain, which they won 1:0 (0:0). Poland's Robert Lewandowski played the entire match for the winning side.
Lewandowski has scored more Champions League goals than any other player with 14 in only 8 matches. Cristiano Ronaldo holds the title with 17. TFN’s Nick Westerby assesses Lewandowski’s chances as Bayern Munich face Lyon in tonight’s crucial semi-final.
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